1988 Presidential General Election Results - Rhode Island
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Vice Presidential
Popular VoteElectoral Vote
Michael DukakisLloyd BentsenDemocrat 225,123 55.64%4
George BushJ. Danforth QuayleRepublican 177,761 43.93%0
Ron PaulAndre MarrouLibertarian 825 0.20%0
Lenora FulaniJoyce DattnerNew Alliance 280 0.07%0
Herbert LewinVikki MurdockPeace & Freedom 195 0.05%0
David DukeFloyd ParkerPopulist 159 0.04%0
James WarrenKathleen MickellsSoc. Workers 130 0.03%0
Willa KenoyerRon EhrenreichSocialist 96 0.02%0
Write-In#REF!- 51 0.01%0
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Demographic Data

1990 Population:1,003,464Enum.1990 Population Density:370.8persons/km2
1988 Population:996,406Est.1988 Population Density:368.2persons/km2
1980 Population:947,154Enum.1980 Population Density:350.0persons/km2
Total Electoral Vote:4Electoral Vote Density:249,102persons/EV
Land Area (2000):2,706km2Annual Pop Growth Rate:0.6%

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  • Source for Popular Vote data: Rhode Island Board of Elections, "Vote by Counties for Presidential Electors," Official Count of the Ballots Cast ... at the Election Tuesday, November 8, 1988 (Providence, 1988)
  • Source for Population data: U.S. Census Bureau.
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